Tag Archives: masculinity

On SAGE Insight: Female Masculinity at Work: Managing Stigma on the Job

From Psychology of Women Quarterly The term “masculine women” describes women who identify, or are socially recognized, as women, yet display masculinity broadly through appearance, behavior, and interactional styles. Researchers have suggested that masculine women often identify as lesbian or queer … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: Masculinity nostalgia: How war and occupation inspire a yearning for gender order

From Security Dialogue War and occupation have altered the economic and political environment in the West Bank. Checkpoints, significant changes in industry and economic relations, as well as migration and displacement have all drastically altered daily life for Palestinians. This … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: Special Issue: Southern Feminisms

Guest editors: Celia Roberts and Raewyn Connell From Feminist Theory This special issue of Feminist Theory is a collection of contemporary feminist research and analysis from the postcolonial world. The collection highlights the geopolitics of knowledge in feminism and illustrates … Continue reading

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Naughty or nice? Is the way we ‘perform’ Santa Claus under threat?

Article title: Recognition and the moral taint of sexuality: Threat, masculinity and Santa Claus From Human Relations. Santa Claus performers struggle with fulfilling the role of old St Nic due to an acute awareness of the sensitivities around interactions with … Continue reading

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Gender in International Relations

Gender in International Relations: Feminist Perspectives of J. Ann Tickner  From Indian Journal of Gender Studies J. Ann Tickner’s feminism carved out significant space for gender as a variable of analysis in IR scholarship and its now robust subfields. This article … Continue reading

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Are degrading TV portrayals of women causally linked to gender harassment?

Objectifying Media: Their Effect on Gender Role Norms and Sexual Harassment of Women From Psychology of Women Quarterly Incidence rates of sexual harassment vary greatly across countries. Some research suggests that cultural differences in behavioral standards and social norms are … Continue reading

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Domestic abuse prevention after Raoul Moat (UK)

From Critical Social Policy In this paper the author charts the development of domestic abuse policy between May 2010 and June 2011, a period in which the UK witnessed one of the most high profile domestic abuse cases pass almost … Continue reading

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Why are Texan men more likely to be aggressive risk takers, prone to accidental death?: The dangers of a “culture of honor”

Living dangerously: Culture of honor, risk-taking, and the non-randomness of ‘accidental’ deaths”   From Social Psychological and Personality Science This study reveals that men sometimes prove themselves by taking risks that demonstrate their toughness and bravery. Putting yourself in peril … Continue reading

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Misogyny in rap music

Misogyny in rap music: a content analysis of prevalence and meanings From Men and Masculinities Rap music is renowned for being misogynistic, but little research has investigated this dimension of the music. This study assesses the portrayal of women in … Continue reading

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